How to Change Password on Windows 10

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Windows Password Tips

In this fast pace of computerization, the security of the data is one of the major concerns amongst users. Password and Pin functions are one of the major functions that are presented on every operating system. These security functions allow the user to protect their system or data from unauthorized users. Most of the users deploy such functions on their Windows computers to protect it from hackers. One needs to enter the specific set of codes in the text field in order to gain access to the system. But what if you forget the password? How to change Windows 10 password?

Part 1. How to Change Password on Locked Windows 10

There is no doubt, most of us have met the problem of forgotten windows password. Forget is not frighten thing. What scars you most is that your privacy and precious data may lost. Well, we find the best solution to this question now. Using PassFab 4WinKey. Apart from changing the password on Windows, you can also reset Microsoft account password, create a new administrator account, change domain administrator, etc. All in all, leave your Windows problem to it and enjoy your time.

Create Windows password reset disk

Step 1: Firstly, download and install the PassFab 4WinKey on your Windows computer.

Step 2: Once the download and installation process completed, you have to launch the PassFab 4WinKey by double-clicking on its icon.

Step 3: Now, you have to open the Quick Recovery Wizard and choose the disk that you would like to create as a password recovery disk.

choose usb

Step 4: After that, hit on the "Burn" button and "Yes" to erase all data that is stored in the data and start burning.

erase data

Boot Windows from CD/DVD or USB flash drive

Step 1: Initially, one has to insert the bootable CD/DVD/USB disk to your locked Windows 10 computer.

Step 2: Now, turn on your computer and press "F12" or "Esc" button to enter into boot menu interface.

boot from usb

Step 3: On the Boot menu interface, you have to choose "UEFI: [Disk Name] by a hit on the "Enter" button.

boot from usb uefi

Step 4: Now go ahead and change or remove the Windows 10 password.

Part 2. Change Password on Activated Windows 10

Do you have the same question in the mind how to change your password on Windows 10? If you have then, in this part you will find the best solution to this question. Changing the password on the Windows 10 is not a rocket science; you can easily change the password/pin/picture lock in few simple steps.

Change the password on activated Windows 10

Step 1: First, click on the "Start" button and choose "Settings" by clicking on the "Gear" icon.

go to settings

Step 2: Settings window interface will appear, click on the "Accounts" and choose "Sign-in option".

Step 3: Under the sign-in options, click on the "Change" button.

Step 4: Before changing the password, you have to enter the Microsoft account password for verification.

enter password

Step 5: After the verification completed, enter the new password that you would like to set for your Windows computer.

enter the new password

Change your password to a PIN on activated Windows 10

Step 1: Initially, go to the "Settings" > "Account" > "Sign-in".

Step 2: On the Sign-in options interface, click on the "Add" button under the PIN and enter the Microsoft account to verify.

Step 3: Now, enter the "New PIN" that you would like to set and hit on the "OK" button.

enter the new pin

Change your password to a picture password on activated Windows 10

Step 1: Navigate to the "Settings by clicking on the "gear" icon. Go head to Account > Sign-in.

Step 2: Now, you have to click "Add" under Picture password.

Step 3: Enter the Microsoft account password to verify and hit on the "OK" button.

enter microsoft account to verify

Step 4: After that, click on the "Choose picture" and select the Picture.

Step 5: Click on "Use this picture" and draw a gesture that coordinates with your photo.

Summary

As you can see, change Windows 10 password is not a diffcult thing. There are many options, select the way that works best for you. But, the recommend way- PassFab 4Winkey is the best way to solve your Windows password problem. If you have any query regarding the above guide then, please do not hesitate to let us know.

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